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HR5176 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5176 visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5176 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5176:

HR5176 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5176

HR5176 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5176 are provided in the following table:

13h 47m 38s
-50° 19’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5176 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5176 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5176.

Visibility of HR5176 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5176 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5176

The image below is a photograph of HR5176 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR5176 is -0.151 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5176 star
DSS2 image of HR5176. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5176 during the next 1000 years (-2.52 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.38 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5176 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5176 is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
28 km/s
-0.151 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5176

HR5176 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5176 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5176. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5176